China's Ministry of Health estimates that secondhand smoke kills more than 100,000 Chinese citizens each year.
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One in three middle-aged men now living in China will be dead of a tobacco-related disease by 2030, a new study predicts.
Use of the heroin-based drug mix 'cheese' appears to be on the rise among Dallas students, with arrests and requests for treatment from users both increasing.
Seventy percent of Chinese smokers think that the health risks of smoking are 'negligible,' only 4 percent believe there is a link between smoking and heart disease, and three out of four Chinese smokers say they have no plans to quit.
A study of half a million adults concludes that quitting smoking lowers your risk of dying from lung cancer by 70 percent, researchers say.
Presidential hopeful Barack Obama caused a stir by openly detailing his past marijuana and cocaine use, but now some old friends are wondering if Obama made more of his drug use than he needed to.
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is calling on the U.S. National Slavery Museum to return a $200,000 donation from tobacco company Philip Morris USA, but so far museum officials are refusing.
After years of discussion and debate, Congress may finally be poised to equalize the penalties for offenses involving crack and powder cocaine.
African-American children appear to be especially vulnerable to secondhand smoke, according to a new study focusing on asthmatic youngsters ages 5-12.
Hispanics and African-Americans rarely get superior healthcare compared to white Americans, but a new report finds one exception: primary-care physicians may be more willing to query minorities about their alcohol use than to counsel white patients.